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May 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
'm originally from washington, d.c., and ian just don't know life without chuck brown. certainly, he was able toab captivate audiences all the time, shows back to back to back, coming to multiple shows,t and heip was able to put go-go into a national arena and where people around the world know go-go music.c. >> what does this mean to you? personally?pe >> my heart is heavy and i feel sad because it's a staple of my growing up, and it's justs vetches, something that reminds me so much of home, i now reside in philadelphia, and i miss homm and wish i could be there with the folks today to celebrate him, and just being able to work with him once in my life is huge, and certainly just myus heart is heavy, but i know in aw the legacy he left will live on, especially through me and others like myself. >> thank you very much.er we appreciate you joining us. >> here is a rare clip of the a duo with marion barry. >> councilman barry joins us live at fox 5 studios. we just heard aja touch on it. how much of a role do you think he has played in the identity of this city?y? >> i've known chuck brown ove
FOX
May 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
today to honor chuck brown and tried to give him a goodbye worthy of being the godfather of go go. >> he was a -- this was a four- hour music-filled memorial at the washington community center. it came two days after a public viewing in howard theatre. the district officials recognize brown's legacy and vowed not to forget him. mayor vince gray will introduce a bill to rename a park in d.c. for chuck brown. eleanor homees norton the there to be a national chuck brown day and d.c. chairman brown wants there to be an entire go go hall of fame. >>> president obama spent the day trading jokes with former president george w. bush. bush's presidential portrait was unveiled at the white house today with his wife. and it's the first time the former president has been back to the white house in more than two years. he said the two have their differences and want america to succeed and bush had an inspiring -- for obama. >> i'm also pleased, mr. president, that when you were wandering the halls as you wrestle with tough decisions, you will now be able to game at this portrait and ask what would ge
FOX
May 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's mayoral campaign donations to pay off the former candidate brown. the deal called for him to take attacks. did the candidate know about this at the time? matt ackland is live with more. matt? >> reporter: the mayor said that he had no part in paying brown or offering him a job in exchange for the attacks and gore said that he would take out the money orders and that another person would pass it to brown. no comment from gore. he is a campaign and long time worker for vincent gray and admitted in court to taking out a total of $660 in money orders and admitted to passing them on to someone referred to in court documents as person a. gore admitted that when brown went to the media about being paid to attack fenty, he shredded a notebook with payment records because he knew what he was doing was illegal. gore's attorney, fred cook, said he believes that others will be charged and said this about mayor gray today. >> nothing in the statement of offense mentioned any participation by mayor gray in anything. >> reporter: mayor gray is expected to be back in the district tomorrow. he's in las ve
FOX
May 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
block party and fans going into the theatre and saw the chuck brown they have grown to love and his familiar wide bridged hat and looking like he's ready to perform on stage and that line continues and that is picking up around the time people were getting off from work and this is that special d.c. tribute. and it was bigger in d.c. and he was a local legend who found real fame late in life and nominated for and received his first grammy in 2010 for best r&b performance for love, which he recorded with jill scott. his fans know that they love him and remember. >> he had great music and had us rocking all night long. many, many nights. they do what he did and share it with his audience and how much he loved his audience in d.c. >> what i remember most about the go goes is that everybody came together to have fun. to listen, to go go, whether it was chuck brown, bu, prophecy, you know, it was natural fun. you know, late night hanging out and just having fun and dancing. >> chuck was a good friend of mine, and he did so much for so many and it's nice to see the people are coming back
FOX
May 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
go this week and you can't help his memory, you can. how to donate the chuck brown memorabilia for a new public display. sue. >>> and it was a beautiful day here locally. not too far away and including the beaches. they got a taste of the tropical depression beryl. i will let you know where that is no and how we're looking as we go into thursday and we're also saying goodbye today to a beloved member of our team. dave feldman. you have to cover sports and say goodbye. >> and michael morris is going to say hello. he's looking good. when is he coming back and how soon will he be ready? all of that is coming up in sports. sports . >>> and if you have a news anchor who may be knows a little about sports, needs a job, tell them to call us at 202-895-3,000 or www.fox5tips@wttg.com. just kidding. idding.   . >>> tomorrow, the public gets to say goodbye to the godfather of go go. and they're working on a collection of chuck brown memorabilia and the video or audio recordings, even letters describes a concert. they will accept similar memorabilia for other musicians, too and
FOX
May 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
an allegation that gore obstructed justice by trying to shred financial records and you will remember brown said the gray campaign paid him and offered him a job in exchange for verbally attacking the former mayor fenty. at the same time, brown was making these accusations and prosecutors claim gore shredded a notebook that contained records of pages made to a candidate b. the council member mary chay led an investigation into allegations against the mayor and called brown to testify. in the last half hour, show spoke to us about the latest charges against thomas gore. >> and this is certainly an ominous event because it means that he is interring into a plea with an arrangement to provide information on others and that is meaning this is one shoe dropping and this is bad news, in essence. >> and karen gray houston will have more from the council member's introduce tonight at 10 and mayor gray is in las vegas today on district business. the spokesperson declined comment on this and referred us to the mayor's attorney, bob bennett. bob bennett couldn't comment because the investigation is still u
FOX
May 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
it was a pending investigation. thomas gore and brocks worked together to pay the former mayoral candidate brown, prosecutors say they used funds from gray's campaign to pay off brown. yesterday, gore pleaded guilty to four charges, including obstruction of justice and howard brooks was charged with lying to the fbi about giving money to brown. >> i think there is an ongoing pending investigation and there is nothing that i can comment on this stage. it's obviously continuing to unfold. >> reporter: the mayor made that comment three or four times and when we canned him, he didn't want to go any further. we went to howard brocks' home to seek comment and no one came to the door and brookes is expected to go before a federal judge. >>> the roger clemens trial began today and gene moynihan testified about the former -- former piper's relationship with the strength coach and saying he once wrote to clemons and maintains complete confidence and respect for him. he testified he injected him with steroids. clemmens is accused of lying to congress. >>> and on to virginia, a ti81 do instructor is accused
FOX
May 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, the federal investigators continue to conduct other investigations into several leaders: gray, kwame brown. matt ackland spoke to the u.s. attorney about the probes. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney wanted harry thomas jr. to be sentenced to 46 months in prison. the judge got close and meachum said this should send a message to others who want to defraud the government. >> did he say anything at all? >> reporter: harry thomas jr. had nothing to say to reporters. earlier, he told the judge he humiliated his family and community and said what i did was wrong, your honor, and i broke the law. >> and the citizens deserve leaders who are ethical. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney whose office prosecuted the case, spoke to us not long after thomas was sentenced. >> and i think justice was served. if you engage in public corruption, there will be consequences and you will forfit your ill-gotten gapes but your freedom as l. >> reporter: when asked about other investigations underway and to the mayor vincent gray and council chairman brown, meachum was limited in what he could say. >> and we kate talk a
FOX
May 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
day after the death of go go godfather chuck brown. a queen of disco has died. ♪[ music ] donna summer died in florida this morning. the five-time grammy winner suffered from cancer. gloria gomez talked to fans in florida where summers spent many years. beside me, to guide me. >> reporter: donna summer, who gave us hit songs like "last dance," and "hot stuff," passed away at age 63. no cause of death was given but tmz reports summer was battling lung cancer. summer was a sarasota county resident and owned the home in the exclusive beachside community of manasota key. she was give know a key to the city of sarasota in 1996, as she was kicking off her worldwide tour. she remembers seeing her famous neighbor. >> i didn't know it was her until a year later i said is that who that is? i didn't know. >> reporter: other resident his no idea that i hollywood star and musical icon lied there. >> you don't know much about people down there. it's always one of those where you see someone that lived there. >> very sad. she made a lot of people happy with her music. >> reporter: summers earned seve
FOX
May 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
lied go about payments made to another candidate, brown. and matt ackland is live with more. matt? >> reporter: as you were saying, brookes is the second gray campaign worker to admit that he was involved in a plan to pay former candidate brown to attack then-mayor fenty at the time. the court wrapped up and this is some shots plaintiff brookes. he said he was guilty of paying to the fbi when -- and we're learning it was thousands in play and they admitted to working together. one thing interesting, brian, revealed in court, is that brookes admits he was instructed to carry out the illegal activity and we're not able to find out who instructed them on do so. his attorney agreed that he didn't come up with the idea or the plan and that he was pulled into it. >> i think he hit the point where he realized that, you know, it was time to accept responsibility for what he did and that he made a serious mistake and he wanted to get it back on the right track. today was the first step in that direction. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney ron meachum issued a statement after the hearing was co
FOX
May 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
suspended and agony hargrief with the packers and banned for eight games and with the browns and miss three games and that isal four players and three days to appeal. and a day after being released, has agreed to terms with the new england patriots. game three, the caps are the first team in the series to win a game at home and back to you. >>> thanks, we'll be watching. back here at 10 on news edge at 11. [ banker ] mike and brerenda fod a house that they really wanted. it was in my sister's neighborhood. i told you it was perfect for you guys. literally across the street from her sister. [ banker ] but someone else bought it before they could get their offer together. we really missed a great opportunity -- dodged a bullet there. [ banker ] so we talked to them about the wells fargo priority buyer preapproval. it lets people know that you are a serious buyer because you've been credit-approved. we got everything in order so that we can move on the next place we found. which was clear on the other side of town. [ male announcer ] wells fargo. with you when you're ready to move.
FOX
May 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
with the rangers is similar to the first years with the browns. one goal game. the caps lost to new york on april 28th, the only time in 11 play-off games that the outcome was decided by more than a goal. and this was instituted when dale hunter took over for bruce bud row as head coach. it might be nerve racking for fans but the team is embracing it so far. >> and talking to friends and family, they sitting at home and biting their nails out. i keep telling them those days are gone a bit. i think they're going to be tight the rest of the week and we feel comfortable in the games and. >>> robert griffin thee is the redskins starting quarterback and will be on the field the first team offense when 90 players report to redskins park for the start of otas on may 21st and took five practices over three days of rookie camp. for the head coach to name robert griffin 3 as starting qb and looking impressive in the first redskins practices. shanahan said the prized qb proved it was worth moving up to get him in the draft. the head coach won't throw the entire playbook at griffin and will utilize the stren
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